how to pronounce tertiary

tɜːʃəɹi

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meanings of tertiary

noun:

  1. A tertiary colour.
  2. A member of a Roman Catholic third order; a layperson who participates in activities similar to those engaged in by men and women who take religious vows (respectively the first and second orders), and who may wear some elements of an order's habit such as a scapular.
  3. A tertiary feather; a tertial.
  4. Something from the Tertiary Period (the former term for the geologic period from 65 million to 2.58 million years ago).
  5. Any item considered to be of third order.

adjective:

  1. Of or pertaining to the first part of the Cenozoic era when modern flora and mammals appeared.
  2. Of quills: growing on the innermost joint of a bird's wing; tertial.
  3. Of third rank or order; subsequent.
  4. Possessing some quality in the third degree; especially having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms or radicals.

name:

  1. The first part of the Cenozoic era when modern flora and mammals appeared.